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IoT News Roundup

Lux Research sees hot future for IoT in cold chains; Teradata announces new analytics tools for vertical applications; Chronicled creates blockchain chip registry for IoT consumer products; Juniper points to strong growth for embedded SIM applications.

  • Pixie's Unique Approach to Thing-Finding

    The Israeli firm integrated technology from Decawave, a provider of UWB systems generally used for industrial applications, into its consumer-facing tracking tool.

  • Connected Sump Pump Senses Trouble, Warns Homeowners

    Liberty Pumps has integrated an IoT processor and Wi-Fi radio into its new residential sewage pump products to alert customers of potential flooding and provide the firm with performance and diagnostic data.

  • SpiceJet Uses Beacons, NFC to Speed Airport Check-in

    The Indian airline's new system, installed this summer at Hyderabad Airport, enables passengers to automatically receive a boarding pass as soon as they arrive at the airport, or to tap their phone against an RFID-tagged sign to access that pass.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Intel launches Joule dev kit at developer forum; Xylem buying smart meter maker Sensus; a big week for connected car news; LPWANs growing around the world; new LoRa dev kit by MultiTech; Kepware upgrades KEPServer software.

  • IoT Platform Creates Single Interface for South African Meat Company

    The Cavalier Group contracted a Pretoria-based startup to integrate alarm and access-control systems to make it easier for staff to respond to alerts and keep the facility running optimally.

  • How Opti Leverages the IoT to Improve Stormwater Management

    By deploying networked water-level meters, the company can help municipalities or private contractors to right-size their storage infrastructure and speed response times to possible overflow events.

  • Heineken New Zealand Uses Beacons to Beckon Consumers

    The company's Heineken Live app, provided by Rush Digital, delivers special offers, depending on a user's location.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Samsung to expand smart-home position with Dacor; Libelium kits for LoRa proof-of-concept projects; Cayenne upgrade includes Arduino support; Ayyeka's water-, environmental-monitoring kits now plugged into Sigfox network; IndoorAtlas scores E.U. grant; Gartner says IoT nearly at peak hype in Africa.

  • San Diego Airport Hails Faster Cab Lines With BlipTrack

    After installing a set of BlipTrack sensors along its taxi queuing area, the airport's ground-transportation team has seen shorter passenger lines and faster pick-up service.

  • Busses Inch Toward Autonomous Operation

    Transit agencies are beginning to rely on IoT networks to improve safety and offer commuters new, energy-efficient modes of transport.

  • WestLotto Hopes to Get Lucky With BLE Technology

    The German lottery operator is in the middle of a six-month pilot of a system that uses Bluetooth beacons to send promotional offers to WestLotto app users, and then monitors how those individuals respond.

  • IoT News Roundup

    Machina Research lowers IoT growth forecast; Verizon steers toward connected transportation with logistics industry buys; Murata announces new LoRa module; NIST issues security-focused IoT report; new product and features from Loopd.

  • Project Turns Bicycle Couriers into IoT Nodes

    In London, a delivery service is collaborating with technology companies to equip bicycle couriers with air-pollution sensors in order to understand the cyclists' exposure to harmful emissions.

  • Sensor Network Has Avocado Farmer Seeing Green

    High water costs made Kurt Bantle's avocado farm financially untenable, but after optimizing his irrigation system by using a network of sensors linked to an IoT network, he was able to slash his water costs and recoup his investment in just six months.

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